Sheriff’s auction of dresses gets canceled

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WILMINGTON — Your chance to go couture could have just been cut short. A planned New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department auction of 3,000 dresses and accessories scheduled for Saturday at Independence Mall has been canceled. Lt. Jerry Brewer, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Department, said the auction was canceled because the defendant has filed […]

Heroin, guns seized from Sixth Street home

Anthony Thames

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Five people were arrested after detectives seized drugs and firearms from a home on Sixth Street. The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office received information about heroin sales and use at 1108 N. Sixth St., according to sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer. Detectives with the sheriff’s office, in partnership with the […]

Deputies charge man with second-degree murder in Monkey Junction shooting, ID victim

New Hanover County Detectives at the scene of a shooting incident on Julia Drive in the Sycamore Grove neighborhood. (Photo by Christina Haley.)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Detectives have identified 39-year-old Terry Dale Greenwood as the man killed in the Monkey Junction area following a shooting early Wednesday morning. Aaron Christopher Stephens, 42, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Greenwood’s death, according to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer. Deputies responded to gunfire […]

UPDATE: New Hanover County teen missing after skipping school returns home

Reese Cole Bledsoe

UPDATE, Thursday: Reese Cole Bledsoe, 15, is safe and has returned home to his family, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. —- NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing 15-year-old boy. Reese Cole Bledsoe was last seen at about 7:30 a.m. leaving school […]

Update: Wilmington chief, New Hanover County sheriff say filming police is legal after Uber incident

Can you shoot video of your interactions with police in North Carolina? Both a Wilmington Police officer and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department deputy told Uber driver Jesse Bright it was illegal recently. Their respective departments later said it was not. (Courtesy of Jesse Bright)

WILMINGTON, North Carolina — Leaders of both the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have issued statements regarding a video of a late February traffic stop in Wilmington. The video, shot by a local Uber driver who is also an attorney, shows a traffic stop in during which the attorney claims authorities lied […]

Teen charged with murder in New Hanover County

Khai Anthony Ressler

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — A teen has been charged with murder in the death of a 57-year-old man on Saturday. Khai Anthony Ressler, 17, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Oscar Curtis Adams, according to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer. Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance […]

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